The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 128 167 136
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 394 329 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.62% 1.31% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.41% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 212 276
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£413 £411 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £15.90 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.25 £27.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £16.82
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.38%
Data Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22473 23388 24374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.57% 92.79% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15289 16042 15998
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 455 623
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.29 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analyst in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Analyst across the London region.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in London

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Analyst across the London region.

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in London

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Data Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +38 100 £400 -9.60% 36
Bromley +1 2 £320 -28.88% 3
Brentford -2 1 £390 +30.00%
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - - 1
Worcester Park - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Data Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Data Analyst in their job title.

1 372 (48.44%) SQL
2 270 (35.16%) Data Analysis
3 232 (30.21%) Finance
4 167 (21.74%) Banking
5 127 (16.54%) Data Modelling
6 124 (16.15%) MS Excel
7 121 (15.76%) Migration
8 119 (15.49%) Data Warehouse
9 99 (12.89%) SQL Server
9 99 (12.89%) Analytics
10 96 (12.50%) Data Migration
11 91 (11.85%) Data Management
12 90 (11.72%) ETL
12 90 (11.72%) Data Quality
13 81 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
14 76 (9.90%) Investment Banking
14 76 (9.90%) Business Analysis
15 74 (9.64%) SAS
15 74 (9.64%) SAP
16 73 (9.51%) Microsoft
17 72 (9.38%) Data Mapping
18 70 (9.11%) VBA
19 65 (8.46%) Data Mining
20 60 (7.81%) Oracle
20 60 (7.81%) Marketing
21 57 (7.42%) Validation
22 49 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
22 49 (6.38%) Retail
23 48 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 46 (5.99%) Tableau

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Data Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Data Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 74 (9.64%) SAS
2 9 (1.17%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.17%) Apache Pig
3 4 (0.52%) CMS
4 2 (0.26%) ArcGIS
4 2 (0.26%) Confluence
4 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.13%) CICS
5 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 124 (16.15%) MS Excel
2 32 (4.17%) SPSS
3 25 (3.26%) MS Office
4 23 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
5 13 (1.69%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.52%) FastStats
6 4 (0.52%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.26%) Gephi
7 2 (0.26%) Mathematica
7 2 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (2.21%) Markit EDM
2 11 (1.43%) Google Analytics
3 10 (1.30%) SAP CO
3 10 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (1.30%) SAP FI
3 10 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (1.04%) SAP SD
5 7 (0.91%) SAP HR
6 6 (0.78%) RMDS
6 6 (0.78%) SAP SRM
7 4 (0.52%) SAP PP
7 4 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.52%) SAP SCM
8 3 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.26%) Workday HCM
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.26%) Movex
9 2 (0.26%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.26%) Heroku
2 2 (0.26%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.43%) Firewall
2 6 (0.78%) LDAP
3 5 (0.65%) Internet
3 5 (0.65%) FTP
4 3 (0.39%) DSL
5 2 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.26%) Extranet
6 1 (0.13%) NGN
6 1 (0.13%) Intranet
6 1 (0.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (15.49%) Data Warehouse
2 99 (12.89%) SQL Server
3 65 (8.46%) Data Mining
4 48 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (4.69%) MS Access
6 32 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 29 (3.78%) Big Data
8 26 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 24 (3.13%) MySQL
10 19 (2.47%) Hadoop
11 16 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (1.69%) QlikView
12 13 (1.69%) Oracle Database
13 11 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
13 11 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (1.30%) Apache Hive
14 10 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (1.04%) Base SAS
15 8 (1.04%) NoSQL
15 8 (1.04%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 8 (1.04%) JIRA
2 7 (0.91%) Talend Open Studio
2 7 (0.91%) Toad
2 7 (0.91%) LSMW
3 3 (0.39%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.39%) ERwin
3 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.26%) Subversion
5 1 (0.13%) ProC
5 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
General
1 232 (30.21%) Finance
2 167 (21.74%) Banking
3 76 (9.90%) Investment Banking
4 60 (7.81%) Marketing
5 49 (6.38%) Retail
6 23 (2.99%) Financial Institution
7 16 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
7 16 (2.08%) Front Office
8 12 (1.56%) Back Office
9 11 (1.43%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.30%) Local Government
10 10 (1.30%) Retail Banking
11 9 (1.17%) Private Banking
11 9 (1.17%) Legal
12 7 (0.91%) Publishing
13 6 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
14 5 (0.65%) Billing
14 5 (0.65%) Advertising
14 5 (0.65%) Games
15 4 (0.52%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.69%) XML
2 10 (1.30%) .NET
3 7 (0.91%) MDX
4 6 (0.78%) FpML
4 6 (0.78%) Middleware
5 3 (0.39%) Web Services
6 2 (0.26%) EDI
6 2 (0.26%) ODBC
6 2 (0.26%) SOAP
6 2 (0.26%) REST
6 2 (0.26%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.13%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.13%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.13%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.13%) Murex MxML
7 1 (0.13%) WSDL
7 1 (0.13%) Leaflet
7 1 (0.13%) Cascading
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.99%) Management Information System
2 35 (4.56%) NHS
3 34 (4.43%) Reference Data
4 32 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 30 (3.91%) Statistics
6 28 (3.65%) Visualisation
7 25 (3.26%) Data Extraction
8 24 (3.13%) Credit Risk
9 21 (2.73%) Fixed Income
10 17 (2.21%) Data Integration
10 17 (2.21%) Market Risk
11 16 (2.08%) Derivative
11 16 (2.08%) Economics
12 14 (1.82%) Computer Science
13 12 (1.56%) Equities
13 12 (1.56%) FMCG
14 10 (1.30%) CESG
15 9 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 8 (1.04%) Digital Media
16 8 (1.04%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 20 (2.60%) Windows
2 13 (1.69%) Linux
3 11 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (35.16%) Data Analysis
2 127 (16.54%) Data Modelling
3 121 (15.76%) Migration
4 99 (12.89%) Analytics
5 96 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 91 (11.85%) Data Management
7 90 (11.72%) ETL
8 81 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
9 76 (9.90%) Business Analysis
10 72 (9.38%) Data Mapping
11 57 (7.42%) Validation
12 49 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 44 (5.73%) Data Cleansing
14 42 (5.47%) Project Management
15 35 (4.56%) Asset Management
16 34 (4.43%) Data Governance
17 29 (3.78%) User Acceptance Testing
17 29 (3.78%) Investment Management
18 27 (3.52%) Data Validation
19 25 (3.26%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 372 (48.44%) SQL
2 70 (9.11%) VBA
3 26 (3.39%) T-SQL
4 21 (2.73%) VB
5 20 (2.60%) R
6 16 (2.08%) Python
7 12 (1.56%) Java
7 12 (1.56%) PL/SQL
8 10 (1.30%) JavaScript
9 6 (0.78%) C
10 5 (0.65%) Ruby
10 5 (0.65%) Scala
10 5 (0.65%) Perl
11 4 (0.52%) C#
11 4 (0.52%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.26%) Delphi
12 2 (0.26%) PHP
13 1 (0.13%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.13%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 45 (5.86%) Degree
2 15 (1.95%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.17%) SC Cleared
3 9 (1.17%) PhD
4 2 (0.26%) ISEB
5 1 (0.13%) APMP
5 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.13%) PMP
5 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (11.72%) Data Quality
2 32 (4.17%) QA
3 6 (0.78%) EMIR
3 6 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.39%) Basel III
4 3 (0.39%) Basel II
5 2 (0.26%) CRD IV
5 2 (0.26%) SLA
5 2 (0.26%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.26%) MiFID
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.13%) P3O
6 1 (0.13%) COREP
6 1 (0.13%) FINREP
System Software
1 2 (0.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.39%) Oracle EDQ
3 2 (0.26%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 74 (9.64%) SAP
2 73 (9.51%) Microsoft
3 60 (7.81%) Oracle
4 46 (5.99%) Tableau
5 30 (3.91%) Business Objects
6 23 (2.99%) Cognos
7 17 (2.21%) Bloomberg
7 17 (2.21%) Informatica
8 13 (1.69%) Google
8 13 (1.69%) Trillium
8 13 (1.69%) Teradata
9 11 (1.43%) Reuters
10 10 (1.30%) Ab Initio
11 9 (1.17%) IBM
12 8 (1.04%) Sybase
12 8 (1.04%) Charles River
13 7 (0.91%) DataFlux
13 7 (0.91%) Omniture
13 7 (0.91%) Netezza
13 7 (0.91%) MicroStrategy
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